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Peter Berg is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His first role was in the Adam Rifkin road movie Never on Tuesday (1989). He went on to star in the Word War 2 film A Midnight Clear (1992). Roles in Fire in the Sky (1993) and Cop Land (1997) followed, and the Tom Cruise films Collateral (2004) and Lions for Lambs (2007). Peter has ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Ballers (TV Series)
Dolphins Coach
- Move the Chains (2015) ... Dolphins Coach
- Pilot (2015) ... Dolphins Coach
 2014 The Leftovers (TV Series)
- Penguin One, Us Zero (2014) ... Pete
- Pilot (2014) ... Pete
 2013 Lone Survivor
Soldier (uncredited)
 2012 Battleship
JPJ 2nd Gunner (as Peter W. Berg)
 2011 Prime Suspect (TV Series)
Deputy Chief Daniel Costello
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... Deputy Chief Daniel Costello
- Regrets, I've Had a Few (2011) ... Deputy Chief Daniel Costello
 2008-2010 Entourage (TV Series)
Peter Berg
- Porn Scenes from an Italian Restaurant (2010) ... Peter Berg
- Play'n with Fire (2008) ... Peter Berg
 2008 Hancock
Doctor who helps Mary (uncredited)
 2008 Friday Night Lights (TV Series)
Morris 'Mo' McArnold
- May the Best Man Win (2008) ... Morris 'Mo' McArnold
 2007 The Kingdom
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 2002 The King of Queens (TV Series)
L'il Eddie
- Kirbed Enthusiasm (2002) ... L'il Eddie
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
Noah Hicks
- Snowman (2002) ... Noah Hicks
- Masquerade (2002) ... Noah Hicks
 1995-1999 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Billy Kronk
- Kiss of Death (1999) ... Dr. Billy Kronk (credit only)
- And Baby Makes 10 (1999) ... Dr. Billy Kronk (credit only)
- From Here to Maternity (1999) ... Dr. Billy Kronk (credit only)
 1999 Dill Scallion
Nate Clumson
 1996 The Great White Hype
Terry Conklin
 1996 Girl 6
Caller #1 - Bob
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Augie / Joe Wales
- The Black Bargain (1995) ... Augie
- Fly Paper (1995) ... Joe Wales
 1995 Across the Moon
 1994 Unveiled
Drug Dealer
 1994 F.T.W.
Clem Stuart
 1993 A Case for Murder (TV Movie)
Jack Hemmet
 1993 Aspen Extreme
Dexter Rutecki
 1992 A Midnight Clear
Bud Miller
 1991 Late for Dinner
Frank Lovegren
 1991 Crooked Hearts
Tom (as Pete Berg)
 1990 Genuine Risk
 1989 Tale of Two Sisters
 1989 Race for Glory
 1989 Heart of Dixie
 1989 Going Overboard
Mort Ginsberg (as Pete Berg)
 1989 Never on Tuesday
 1988 Miracle Mile
Band Member
 1988 Ohara (TV Series)
Todd Butler
- Open Season (1988) ... Todd Butler
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Jerome Sawyer
- Champagne High (1988) ... Jerome Sawyer
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Other Works:

: Directed music video for Enrique Iglesias, "Addicted". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter W. Berg | Pete Berg


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[re 'Battleship (2012)] I couldn't say no to that challenge. I felt I had a new understanding of what went into making a blockbuster. I got a taste of a film's global power. But I discounted the effect of Will Smith on _Hancock (20100_'s success. I thought I could pull off Battleship (2012) without a big star...[Though] the perception wasn't that Peter Berg screwed up.Where do you go to buy back ... See more »


Berg remembers his father as 'a hard-assed ex-Marine" and who later became an executive for Grey Advertising, commuting to New York City and drinking martins at lunch-- the very model of a Mad Men (2007) -type character. See more »


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